Status: Part Time
Location: Alaska
Reports to: Director, Western Lands

The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership’s Center for Western Lands seeks a talented and forward-thinking individual to serve as the Alaska Field Representative, tasked with organizing state- based strategic support for the TRCP’s policy objectives.

This part-time consulting position will be responsible for advancing the TRCP’s priorities for conserving both undeveloped forests in the Tongass National Forest of Southeast Alaska and BLM lands important for sportsmen and women in Central Alaska. A successful candidate will display communications and strategic abilities to engage, organize, and empower conservation minded hunters and anglers in public lands policy decisions that directly impact our community. This person will also demonstrate an ability to engage constructively with our partners, decision makers, and state and federal agencies. This individual will work closely with TRCP representatives from other Western states and contribute to the overall success of the organization.

Key duties

  • Serve as the face of TRCP within the state of Alaska;
  • Communicate with the TRCP’s Alaska membership about our work and opportunities to get involved to benefit wildlife habitat and hunting and fishing on public land;
  • Collaborate with other hunting, fishing, and conservation groups to develop joint strategies and achieve mutually beneficial policy outcomes;
  • Work closely with hunting- and fishing-based businesses and tribal interests;
  • Work with state and federal agencies and decision makers to build support and eliminate conflict for our policy objectives;
  • Work with the TRCP’s communications staff to generate strategically appropriate press coverage through earned and social media

A successful candidate must possess

  • Strong knowledge of Alaska hunting and angling conservation issues and the relationships needed to organize key grassroots and grasstops support within the state;
  • Aptitude for working constructively with a wide array of individuals and interest groups;
  • Ability to work with state and federal decision makers, including high-level agency personnel, congressional representatives and staff;
  • Superior writing and verbal communications skills; and
  • Willingness to travel within Alaska and work from a home

With Theodore Roosevelt’s conservation vision as its inspiration, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) aims to guarantee all Americans quality places to hunt and fish.

Founded in 2002, the TRCP is the largest coalition of conservation organizations in the country, uniting and amplifying the voices of sportsmen and women by convening hunting and fishing groups, conservation organizations, and outdoor businesses to a common purpose. The organization now includes 60-partner groups, scores of businesses, and more than 90,000 individuals all united around Roosevelt’s conservation legacy. In pursuit of its work, the TRCP has earned a strong reputation for providing nonpartisan policy advocacy—in Washington D.C. and across the nation—to strengthen broad-based conservation efforts, protect wildlife and fish habitat, and ensure public access to natural resources.

This position reports to the TRCP Center for Western Lands Director. To apply, email a cover letter and resume with the subject line “Alaska Field Representative” to Joel Webster, TRCP Center for Western Lands Director at jwebster@trcp.org. Position will remain open until filled.